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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE DAN GLICKMAN ON SENATE INTRODUCTION OFTHE NEW MARKETS FOR STATE-INSPECTED MEAT ACT

19.nov.99

Sources

  • USDA Press Release Release No. 0465.99

"I want to thank Senators Daschle and Hatch for introducing The New Markets for State Inspected Meat Act. The Clinton Administration forwarded to Congress this legislation for a seamless, national meat and poultry inspection system. The bill reinforces a single safety standard for all meat and poultry and will allow for interstate shipment of state-inspected product. "I am pleased to join our partners in Congress in urging quick passage of